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Apostolic Vicariate of

Nepal

Nepal Nepal

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 147,181 km²

Population: 7,537 Catholics (0.0% of 30,956,000 total) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bettiah (↙), Gorakhpur (↙), Lucknow (←), Bareilly (←), Kangding 康定 (↑), Darjeeling (→), Bagdogra (→), Purnea (↘), Muzaffarpur (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 14 parishes, 60 missions, 109 priests (21 diocesan, 88 religious), 273 lay religious (108 brothers, 165 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2014.04.25 – ...):Bishop Paul Simick (55)Bishop Paul Simick (55)

Titular Bishop of Maturba

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Nepal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Simick (55)Bishop Paul Simick (55)Permalink
(2014.04.25 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Nepal (Nepal)
Titular Bishop of Maturba

Born:1963.08.07 (India)
Ordained Priest:1992.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:2014.06.29

Titular Bishop of Maturba (2014.04.25 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Nepal (Nepal) (2014.04.25 – ...)

Bishop Anthony Francis Sharma, S.J.Permalink
(2007.02.10 – 2014.04.25)

Born:1937.12.12 (Nepal)
Ordained Priest:1968.05.04
Consecrated Bishop:2007.05.05
Died:2015.12.08 († 77)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Nepal (Nepal) (1984.04.09 – 1996.11.08)

Prefect Apostolic of Nepal (Nepal) (1996.11.08 – 2007.02.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Nepal (Nepal) (2007.02.10 – 2014.04.25)

Titular Bishop of Gigthi (2007.02.10 – 2015.12.08)

Prefects Apostolic of Nepal (Roman Rite)

Fr. Anthony Francis Sharma, S.J. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1996.11.08 – 2007.02.10)

(see above)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Nepal (Roman Rite)

Fr. Anthony Francis Sharma, S.J. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1984.04.09 – 1996.11.08)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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